Beginning Web Programming with HTML, XHTML, and CSS / Edition 2

Beginning Web Programming with HTML, XHTML, and CSS / Edition 2

by Jon Duckett
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470259310

ISBN-13: 2900470259312

Pub. Date: 04/28/2008

Publisher: Wiley

As the Web has evolved, tools and methods for creating Web pages have also changed and matured. This book teaches you to create Web sites using a combination of new and mature technologies and shows you the best practices that have emerged for using these technologies.

In these pages you will learn to build Web sites with traditional HTML and its successor XHTML.

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Overview

As the Web has evolved, tools and methods for creating Web pages have also changed and matured. This book teaches you to create Web sites using a combination of new and mature technologies and shows you the best practices that have emerged for using these technologies.

In these pages you will learn to build Web sites with traditional HTML and its successor XHTML. You will see how CSS can be used to make your Web pages more attractive by controlling the presentation and formatting of pages, and how to use JavaScript™ to enhance the power of your pages. Along the way you will learn how to make your pages work in several generations of Web browsers, including new Web-enabled devices such as mobile phones. You'll also learn techniques that make your site more usable and accessible.

What you will learn from this book

  • How to create Web sites using established standards
  • The differences between HTML and its successor XHTML
  • How to include images and links in your pages
  • Methods of collecting information from visitors to your site using forms
  • Ways to control the appearance of your pages (such as fonts, colors, and backgrounds) using CSS
  • How to use tables, frames, and CSS to control page layout
  • Design issues such as creating simple navigation and usable forms
  • How to deliver Web pages to a wide range of devices
  • The basics of using JavaScript in your pages
  • Who this book is for

    This book is for anyone who wants to understand the language of the Web and learn to create Web pages. You should know how to access and view Web pages with a browser, but previous programming experience is not necessary.

    WroxBeginning guides are crafted to make learning programming languages and technologies easier than you think, providing a structured tutorial format that will guide you through all the techniques involved.

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    Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    2900470259312
    Publisher:
    Wiley
    Publication date:
    04/28/2008
    Series:
    Wrox Beginning Guides Series
    Edition description:
    Second
    Pages:
    768

    Table of Contents

    Ch. 1 Creating Structured Documents 1

    Ch. 2 Links and Navigation 53

    Ch. 3 Images and Objects 77

    Ch. 4 Tables 109

    Ch. 5 Forms 139

    Ch. 6 Frames 185

    Ch. 7 Cascading Style Sheets 211

    Ch. 8 More Cascading Style Sheets 273

    Ch. 9 Page Layout 323

    Ch. 10 Design Issues 361

    Ch. 11 Learning JavaScript 403

    Ch. 12 Working with JavaScript 453

    Ch. 13 Putting Your Site on the Web 501

    App. A Answers to Exercises 539

    App. B XHTML Element Reference 563

    App. C CSS Properties 607

    App. D Color Names and Values 637

    App. E Character Encodings 645

    App. F Special Characters 649

    App. G Language Codes 665

    App. H MIME Media Types 669

    App. I Deprecated and Browser-Specific Markup 681

    Index 715

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